Feeding a poor household on ‘Aashura

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Is this Hadith authentic?

Feeding the poor on ‘Aashura:

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “Whoever feeds a poor household on ‘Aashura will cross the bridge (Sirat) with the speed of lightening”



This is part of a lengthy narration which has been declared a fabrication by the Muhaddithun. The narration is therefore not suitable to quote.

(Tanzihush Shari’ah, vol. 2 pg. 150/151 and Al Atharul Marfu’ah, pg. 96/97)


See another part of this Hadith here.


And Allah Ta’ala Knows best.

Answered by: Moulana Suhail Motala

Approved by: Moulana Muhammad Abasoomar


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